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Big Tent Archive: September, 2012
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Romney schedules rally in Valley Forge, Pa.
Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 11:10 PM
Republican Mitt Romney, already in Philadelphia to raise campaign cash, is planning a public rally Friday at Valley Forge Military Academy...
Catholics should not support gay marriage, says Newark archbishop
Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 9:50 AM
Catholics who support same-sex marriage should refrain from receiving Holy Communion and also must consider a candidate’s position on...
Romney to Philadelphia Friday for fundraisers
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 10:45 PM
Republican Mitt Romney will sweep into Philadelphia Friday to for a series of events at the Union League that organizers expect will generate...
Rep. Fitzpatrick, other Rs, embrace parts of Obamacare
Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 6:33 PM
It’s been the No. 1 agenda item for just about every Republican candidate since the legislation was enacted in 2010: repeal President...
Obama up by 8 points in new Mercyhurst U poll
Mon, Sep 24, 2012, 2:26 PM
President Obama has a solid lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania with just over six weeks to go in the campaign, according to a...
As Obama visits Ohio, admin hits China on trade
Mon, Sep 17, 2012, 8:56 AM
COLUBMUS, Ohio -- As President Obama travels to Ohio for two campaign stops Monday, the White House will demand that China’s government...
Obama disowns ally Egypt - slip or diplomacy?
Fri, Sep 14, 2012, 8:18 AM
After Mitt Romney’s heavily criticized blast at the administration for mishandling this week’s attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo...
Next up for 'Most Interesting Man in the World': A campaign fund-raiser
Thu, Sep 13, 2012, 1:01 PM
The “Most Interesting Man in the World,' no doubt finishing another marathon because it was on the way, is checking off another item...
Thomas Fitzgerald is the national politics writer. He has covered Harrisburg, Philadelphia City Hall, and the last six presidential elections.